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New York Jewish Film Festival 2015

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Manhattan Wed, Jan 14, 2015 - Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Welcome to the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, the preeminent showcase for cinema exploring the diversity of Jewish experience around the world, presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The 2015 NYJFF features world, U.S., and New York film premieres, plus special “beyond ...

Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

Manhattan Thu, Sep 18, 2014 - Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Come play and discover things you never knew about everyone’s favorite street—Sesame Street. Sesame Street transformed television by proving it was possible to produce a show that was both educational and entertaining for children. A collaboration of Sesame Workshop and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, this ...

Dani Gal: As from Afar

The Jewish Museum

Manhattan Fri, Sep 12, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

The Jewish Museum presents the United States premiere of As from Afar, a short film by Israeli-born artist Dani Gal. Gal’s film explores the relationship between Simon Wiesenthal, the Jewish Holocaust survivor who devoted his life to hunting Nazis, and Albert Speer, Hitler’s chief architect and armaments minister.

Tail! Spin!

Lynn Redgrave Theater

Manhattan Wed, Oct 01, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Politics is dirty – but politicians are dirtier. The truth is laid hysterically bare in Tail! Spin!, a wildly inventive new comedy drawn verbatim from the leaked e-mails, raunchy texts and tell-tale tweets that brought down politicians Anthony ("I Was Hacked") Weiner, Mark ("Appalachian Trail") Sanford, Larry ("Wide Stance") Craig, ...

El Greco in New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Nov 04, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

To commemorate the four-hundredth anniversary of the death of El Greco, the Metropolitan Museum and the Hispanic Society of America are pooling their collections of the work of this great painter to provide a panorama of his art unrivaled outside the Museo del Prado in Madrid.

Smoke

Flea Theater

Manhattan Sun, Sep 07, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Newcomer Kim Davies’ BDSM erotic power game will kick off the Flea season. Featuring The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea, and directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello,SMOKE brings an entitled college student and a jaded wannabe artist – with more in common than they thought – ...

Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery

Frick Collection

Manhattan Wed, Nov 05, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

From November 5, 2014, through February 1, 2015, the Frick presents ten masterpieces of painting from the Scottish National Gallery. The museum, one of the finest in the world, is distinguished for its holdings of works by the greatest masters of Western art and for its comprehensive collection of Scottish ...

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Oct 21, 2014 - Sun, Feb 01, 2015

This Costume Institute exhibition explores the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Approximately thirty ensembles, many of which are being exhibited for the first time, reveal the impact of high-fashion standards on the sartorial dictates of bereavement rituals as they evolved ...

Francesco Clemente: Inspired by India

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan Fri, Sep 05, 2014 - Mon, Feb 02, 2015

The first museum exhibition devoted to the Indian influences in Clemente’s work and how they relate to the artistic practices and traditions of various regions in India features approximately 20 works, including paintings from the last 30 years, and four new, larger than life-size sculptures created especially for the exhibition. ...

Saner Primitivo

Jonathan Levine Gallery

Manhattan Sat, Jan 10, 2015 - Sat, Feb 07, 2015

Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to present Primitivo, a series of new works by Mexican artist Saner, in what will be his debut solo exhibition at the gallery.

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

Museum of Modern Art

Manhattan Sun, Oct 12, 2014 - Sun, Feb 08, 2015

In the late 1940s, Henri Matisse turned almost exclusively to cut paper as his primary medium, and scissors as his chief implement, introducing a radically new operation that came to be called a cut-out.

What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision

Museum of Arts and Design

Manhattan Tue, Sep 23, 2014 - Sun, Feb 08, 2015

The Museum of Arts and Design celebrates the enduring legacy of its founder Aileen Osborn Webb with What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision, an exhibition highlighting Webb's advocacy and dedication to skilled makers across America, and featuring objects drawn largely from the Museum's permanent collection.